CATI Technical Blog

Splitting Surfaces for FEA

Splitting a face of geometry in SOLIDWORKS can be very useful in FEA for a number of reasons: Isolating a location to specify a load/restraint Specifying areas to apply mesh […]

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Who names these things?

Names can be a powerful thing. They can give you connotations of something before you know anything more about it. Naming something poorly is often times a bad thing. The […]

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Nodal versus Elemental Stresses

A common question that comes up in my training classes is : What should be examined – Nodal Stresses or Elemental Stresses? When running a COSMOS analysis, the solver internally […]

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Nodal versus Elemental Stresses

A common question that comes up in my training classes is : What should be examined – Nodal Stresses or Elemental Stresses? When running a COSMOS analysis, the solver internally […]

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